i am not sure that most here have heard, but the inimitable dr. whack had a heart attack. he evidently was treated quickly and even has returned home as i have ascertained via facebook. he is one of the greatest people as far as willingness to help others especially with music of whom i know. i consider him a true friend even though we have never met face to face. please keep him in your thoughts and prayers. he probably doesn't even want this notoriety but i am so thankful especially given this day of thanksgiving that he is doing well, and wish him a complete and speedy recovery. thanks for everything dr.
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oh, man.we were talking about the two of us getting together in january at the 2013 winter namm show in l.a.

keeping you in our prayers for a speedy recovery!
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thank you so much for your kind words, dennis.  i'm getting a little better each day.  i played piano for a little while yesterday, and things that had been difficult came surprisingly easier. i guess i had been trying to play with a considerable disadvantage! i had been really struggling with my playing for quite a while. things that normally came naturally were just not happening.  i was considering quitting. in addition to that, my back was so stiff i could hardly sit at the piano, and had difficulty getting up when i was finished.  all seems well now except for stamina, which i intend to improve over the next few weeks.

and 7, i still plan to meet you in january!
dang man, glad to hear you're still with us!  time to get on the paleo diet and give yourself the best chance at a long and healthy life full of music and inspiration!

you three guys are my ljp family, one of these days we'll all have to meet up somewhere.  just draw lines from our locations in the map and find the closest middle spot.
If I'm not back in 24 hours, call the president.

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hey - from over here in the uk - all the very best wishes  with your recovery good doctor.
i'll definitely second that from the uk.  wish you well with your recovery and all the best for the future.  kai
wow, first time in here in ages and i'm sorry to hear the news dr w.  i hope you have a full and speedy recovery and wish you all the very best.
thank you all!  i'm doing my best!
man, i need to drop by here more often!  glad to hear you dodged a bullet.  cheering you on in your recovery.
dr whack - i hope you are getting well. i responded to another thread a few moments ago thanking you for your recommendation of dave frank and then saw this thread. all the best for a speedy recovery.
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